[Thunar-dev] Fallback website
jens.luedicke at gmail.com
Fri Sep 9 13:14:21 CEST 2005
On 9/9/05, Jeff Franks <jcfranks at tpg.com.au> wrote:
> I have used the same layout and elements as before but entriely in a CSS
> file. The problem I have is this. The navigational sidebar is on the
> right side of the page and set to 20%. It contains some links. Benedikt
> doesn't like the links to wrap when the browser window is narrowed. If
> the links wrap there is no problem. If the sidebar's white-space is set
> to nowrap, the links don't wrap but this creates an alignment/painting
> problem. As the window in narrowed the page's elements decrease in width
> because they are set to: main area 80% and sidebar 20%, but the links
> don't wrap so they extend off the far right hand side of the sidebar
> exposing a different colored background, which just happens to be white.
> The right hand side of the page has 3 different colors that are the
> colors of the header and footer, the top navagational bar and the
> sidebar. So I can't just fudge it by picking one color. If I put the
> entire body in a container element and set the minimum width to 890 the
> page still looks good because the horizontal scrollbar appears before
> the sidebar links poke out off the right hand edge of the page exposing
> the background color.
> What to do?
if the available space is not enough, wrapping the text seems to be
logical. I dislike it if text extends out of the parent container.
and please don't use a small-window layout design. the design should
exploit the available space within the browser window. no fixed pixel
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